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News Israel Finance: Pipeline or a Pipe Dream: Israel, Turkey Hydrocarbon Conflict is Brewing in the Mediterranean

Published on: Thursday 30 January 2020
Pipeline or a Pipe Dream: Israel, Turkey Hydrocarbon Conflict is Brewing in the Mediterranean
News source: https://www.counterpunch.org/2020/01/31/pipeline-or-a-pipe-dream-israel-turkey-hydrocarbon-conflict-is-brewing-in-the-mediterranean/

We turned Israel into an energy superpower,” Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, bragged during a cabinet meeting on January 19. Netanyahu’s self-congratulating remarks came on the heels of ...

News Israel Finance: Israel’s paring of Palestinian tax funds hampers PA budget preparation

Published on: Monday 20 January 2020
Israel’s paring of Palestinian tax funds hampers PA budget preparation
News source: https://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2020/01/palestinian-budget-israel-tax-funds.html

RAMALLAH, West Bank — After adopting an emergency budget last year as a result of Israel's drastic cut of Palestinian Authority's tax funds, the PA is planning to return to a more normal budget ...

News Israel Finance: In historic development, Israel exports natural gas to Egypt

Published on: Friday 24 January 2020
In historic development, Israel exports natural gas to Egypt
News source: https://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2020/01/israel-egypt-yuval-steinitz-natural-gas-leviathan-sea.html

It was the final accord of a turbulent decade for Steinitz, which began in 2009, when he was appointed finance minister. This was followed by the discovery of vast natural gas fields in Israel (Tamar ...

News Israel Finance: Israel's first digital bank targets mid-2021 launch

Published on: Saturday 25 January 2020
Israel's first digital bank targets mid-2021 launch
News source: https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Israels-first-digital-bank-targets-mid-2021-launch-615398

The chairman of the new bank will be former Finance Ministry accountant-general Shouky Oren. In September 2019, the Bank of Israel announced that it had authorized Nacht and Shashua to establish the ...

News Israel Finance: Israel-Palestinian tax revenue deal holds sovereignty implications

Published on: Tuesday 08 October 2019
Israel-Palestinian tax revenue deal holds sovereignty implications
News source: https://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2019/10/israel-palestinian-authority-moshe-kahlon-deduction-law-tax.html

The compromise over Israel's withheld tax revenues from the Palestinian Authority could present a step toward recognition of Palestinian sovereignty. Israeli Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon speaks ...

News Israel Finance: Israel’s French allies challenge labeling W. Bank products as ‘colony’

Published on: Thursday 10 October 2019
Israel’s French allies challenge labeling W. Bank products as ‘colony’
News source: https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Israels-French-allies-challenge-labeling-W-Bank-products-as-colony-604242

French allies of Israel have filed a legal challenge to an attempt in France to label Israeli ... the French-based Association for Ethical Consumption sent its complaint to the French Ministry for the ...

News Israel Finance: 2 Giuliani associates arrested for campaign finance violations

Published on: Thursday 10 October 2019
2 Giuliani associates arrested for campaign finance violations
News source: https://www.timesofisrael.com/liveblog_entry/2-giuliani-associates-arrested-for-campaign-finance-violations/

Two Florida businessmen tied to US President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani have been arrested on campaign finance violations resulting from a $325,000 donation ... and refrain from ...

News Israel Finance: Netanyahu could deny Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib entrance into Israel

Published on: Thursday 18 July 2019
Netanyahu could deny Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib entrance into Israel
News source: https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/netanyahu-could-deny-ilhan-omar-rashida-tlaib-entrance-into-israel

This year she came under fire for saying U.S. politicians only support Israel because of financial support. Omar said this week she was introducing a resolution supporting the right to boycott Israel, ...

News Israel Finance: Benjamin Netanyahu: Israel’s Longest-Serving Prime Minister

Published on: Friday 19 July 2019
Benjamin Netanyahu: Israel’s Longest-Serving Prime Minister
News source: https://www.nationalreview.com/2019/07/benjamin-netanyahu-israels-longest-serving-prime-minister/

“Israel is forging new diplomatic and economic ties with many countries, improving old ties with others, and expanding its trade and financial partnerships,” Elliott Abrams wrote in January 2018. ...

News Israel Finance: Sen. Elizabeth Warren Pledges Witch Hunts Against Pro-Israel Trump Supporters

Published on: Sunday 21 July 2019
Sen. Elizabeth Warren Pledges Witch Hunts Against Pro-Israel Trump Supporters
News source: https://townhall.com/columnists/harrykhachatrian/2019/07/21/sen-elizabeth-warren-pledges-witch-hunts-against-proisrael-trump-supporters-n2550369

In doing so, she has hired a Hamas apologist who co-founded a group that seeks to isolate, delegitimize, and eventually destroy Israel. Additionally, her chief financial backer (who is currently ...

News Israel Finance: Israel’s settler railway could be going nowhere fast

Published on: Thursday 23 May 2019
News source: https://electronicintifada.net/blogs/ali-abunimah/israels-settler-railway-could-be-going-nowhere-fast

Israel’s construction of settlements in the occupied West ... Last month, Yanis Varoufakis, the former Greek finance minister turned pan-European political campaigner, joined the chorus of criticism. ...

News Israel Finance: Immigrants Learn About Israel’s Housing Market Options at NBN Fair

Published on: Thursday 23 May 2019
News source: https://www.jpost.com/Aliyah-With-NBN/Immigrants-Learn-About-Israels-Housing-Market-Options-at-NBN-Fair-590503

Keren Kayemeth Le’Israel and JNF-USA is dedicated to revitalizing Aliyah from North America and the UK by removing or minimizing the financial, professional, logistical and social obstacles of Aliyah. ...

News Israel Finance: PA rejects tax funds deducted by Israel

Published on: Wednesday 22 May 2019
News source: https://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2019/05/palestine-clearance-funds-deducted-israel-revenues-pa-taxes.html

Israel must pay the complete funds ... “The PA’s rejection of the deducted clearing funds forced it to borrow from local banks to fill its financial deficit. It borrowed 250,000,000 shekels [around ...

News Israel Finance: UPDATE 1-Israel should cut budget deficit to 2.5% of GDP starting in 2020 - IMF

Published on: Friday 24 May 2019
News source: https://www.reuters.com/article/israel-economy-imf-idUSL5N2303JO

The IMF noted that Israel’s banks did not become a drag on growth during the global financial crisis. Earlier IMF reports noted that Israel takes a very rigorous approach to banking supervision, ...